Emma Fielding Baker - Mohegan Congregational Church

 

Emma Fielding Baker (1828-1916)

Mohegan medicine woman, responsible for regulating tribal land divisions and maintaining Mohegan historical records and oral traditions (Inducted in 1994)

 

 

Emma Fielding Baker played an integral role in the preservation of Mohegan historical records and oral traditions. Her involvement in the field of traditional herbal medicine resulted in her posthumous election as the Medicine Woman of the Mohegan Tribe in 1992. She served as President of the Ladies Sewing Society and ran the Sunday School at Mohegan Church, founded 1831.  She also restored the ancient Green Corn Festival called "Wigwam" on that site. The Church is located on Church Lane in Uncasville.

 

 

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